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" Gentlemen may cry peace! peace! but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that... "
An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ... - Page 119
by John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 pages
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The Magnolia, Or, Literary Tablet, Volume 1

Aesthetics - 1834
...bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms ! Our brethren are already in the field Why stand ye here Idle ! What is it that gentlemen wish > What would they have ! Is life so dear, or peace so sweeti as to be purchased at Ihe price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it Almighty God ! I know not...
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A Popular Cyclopedia of History: Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious ...

Francis Alexander Durivage - Chronology, Historical - 1835 - 708 pages
..." The next gale, that sweeps from the north, will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arm« 1 Our brethren are already in the field ! Why stand...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God. — I know...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...our contest shall be obtained — we must fight ! I repeat it, sir, we must fight ! An appeal tojtrms and to the God of Hosts is all that is left us! ^They...What would' they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...guard shall be stationed in every house? Shall we gather strength by irresolution and in- ' action ? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance,...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who wfll raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...battles alone. There is a just God, wh" presides over the destinies of nations ; and who will rais» up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle,...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it Almighty God ! I know not...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

Oratory - 1836 - 328 pages
...is no retreat, but in submission and slavery ! Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heai-d on the plains of Boston. The war is inevitable—...what would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God . I know not...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...sir, let it come!!! It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry peace, peace—but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God !—I know not...
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Specimens of American Eloquence: Consisting of Choice Selections from the ...

Eulogies - 1837 - 383 pages
...battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone ; it is to the vigilant, the active, and the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale, that sweeps from the north, will bring 110 to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren...idle! What is it that gentlemen wish? what would they havel Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? (0)...
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